20 years old beauty, Souphaphone Somvichith has just won the crown of Miss Universe Laos 2017 (previously known as Miss Laos) becoming the first winner of first edition of Miss Universe Laos contest held at Lao National Convention Center, Vientiane, Laos on 26 August 2017. She also won two awards i.e. Best in Personality and Elegance Award.
Souphaphone who stands 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) defeated 9 other hopefuls to become the first Laos woman to compete at Miss Universe 2017 to be held in November. The event was broadcast live by TV Loa.
At the same event, On-anong Homsombath took 1st runner up title, Varissara Tangsouvanh bagged 2nd runner up title. Souksavanh Luanglath and Malisa Sidachanh took 3rd runner up and 4th runner up position respectively.